Originally Posted by Yogiwick
^Agree with the above.
Also, don't a lot of "new type" Haffies have Arab blood? Or are those a branch-off and not registered? She doesn't have the look I'm used to ( a little finer good weight without being as bulky as I'd expect. If you hadn't mentioned registration I would of suspected a cross).
She could get it from Arab blood. The older type I'm used to have very pure colors (in my limited experience) not saying she's not though. She's a cutie either way!
In the early 80s (I think maybe 70s) two quarter arab haflinger mares were imported into the US and registered as purebred by mistake, their offspring went on to win a great deal and their bloodlines have been allowed to continue, so yes arab blood was introduced then (as well as in the founding haffy stallion). Personally I think the offspring of those two mares should have been deregistered as part breds.